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Dr John Hillier

Senior Lecturer in Physical Geography

Areas of expertise

Expertise: Catastrophe modelling, risk modelling for the insurance industry, hazard footprints, past ice sheets


John is an expert in multi-risk hazard, especially for weather in the UK. In conjunction with the insurance industry, his work on catastrophes aims to better understand the perils and methods to quantify them. He has also carried out extensive research on the shapes on the Earth's surface left by past ice sheets.

Interview booking

Please call the press office on 01509 223491 to arrange an interview with Dr John Hillier. Bookings can also be made online at

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